Projects / scponly


scponly is an alternative "shell" of sorts for system administrators who would like to provide access to remote users to both read and write local files without providing any remote execution priviledges. Functionally, it is a wrapper around the ssh suite of applications. It is typically used by creating a user whose shell is set to scponly. This user can neither login interactively nor execute commands remotely, but it can use scp and sftp to download and upload files to the computer, governed by the usual Unix file permissions.

Operating Systems

Recent releases

  •  27 Oct 2003 19:58

    Release Notes: This release adds chgrp and id, and fixes FreeBSD issues.

    •  20 Dec 2002 09:04

      Release Notes: This version cleans up

      •  08 Sep 2002 23:49

        Release Notes: This release includes patches for Solaris compatibility and gftp compatibility. system() has been dropped, and wildcards are expanded with glob() depending on the availability of this function. autoconf configuration has been expanded.

        •  06 Jul 2002 18:44

          Release Notes: The chroot check was fixed so that it works with WinSCP.

          •  06 Jul 2002 03:27

            Release Notes: winscp compatibility was added. This is a substantial code change.


            Project Spotlight


            A Fluent OpenStack client API for Java.


            Project Spotlight

            TurnKey TWiki Appliance

            A TWiki appliance that is easy to use and lightweight.